Keith Urban wins big at 2017 CMT Music Awards

Danny Woods
June 19, 2017

Charles Esten is also on board to host the evening, and the "Nashville" star - who portrays Deacon Claybourne in the popular series - is "thrilled and honored" he has been handpicked to helm the annual show.

"I want to say a massive thank you to my wife Nicole [Kidman]", the 49-year-old told the audience, noting that she's the spark behind his success. She hates me saying this, but I want it to be said.

Singer Keith Urban emerged as a big victor at the 2017 CMT Music Awards nominee, taking home four honours. Their single was nominated for Collaborative Video of the Year.

She will also be performing along with several other artists such as Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo, Miranda Lambert, and the Chainsmokers.

"He's an amazing person - incredibly strong and confident and loving - and he's really helped me face these battles", Alan said to PEOPLE.

Underwood and Urban have performed this song quite literally everywhere, including the Grammys and ACM Awards; however, their version at tonight's CMT Awards stood out in more ways than one.

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Meanwhile, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, and Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley will headline a tribute to late southern rocker Gregg Allman, who died last month (May17).

Kidman has made sure to thank her husband for all the support he gives her, too. "Go Preds", she said, referring to Fisher's Nashville Predators team who are now taking part in the Stanley Cup.

Other winners during the show included Florida Georgia Line, whose video for "H.O.L.Y." won the award for Duo Video of the Year. "This awards show is really cool, because it's voted on by you guys".

Masterson said there are country music fans "probably even [in] outer space". Looking on in background right is presenter Reba McEntire.

"In China, they call Luke Bryan 'first name first name, '" Kutcher said.

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